Septaria porcellana

Septaria porcellana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution


From the Andaman Islands off southern India, through Indonesia, and the Philippines, to Guam, Taiwan, and Japan, south to Vanuatu, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Northern Australia.  

Author(s): Eichhorst, Thomas
Rights holder(s): Eichhorst, Thomas


Freshwater: on and under stones in running and still water up to five or more kilometers inland.

Author(s): Eichhorst, Thomas
Rights holder(s): Eichhorst, Thomas


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